The Milborne Port History & Heritage Group now has five booklets available to purchase:
‘A Short History of the Church of St. John the Evangelist Milborne Port’ by J Fanning & Dr Lesley Wray £3.00
‘Milborne Port & Goathill ROLL OF HONOUR 1914 – 1918’ by Naomi Thorp £3.00
‘Milborne Port & Goathill ROLL OF HONOUR 1935 – 1939’ by Naomi Thorp £3.00
‘Remembering Milborne Port During the Great War’ by Dr Lesley Wray £5.00
and just added to our titles:-
‘A Village Native – The Life & Work of Fred Pearce‘ (in his own words) edited by Dr Lesley Wray £3.00
Any of these titles can be purchased by contacting email@example.com or calling Lyn on 01963 251549; there is a small charge of £1.50 for p&p. They are all also available at our talks or from the Museum.
Articles by Dr Lesley Wray from Sherborne’s ‘The Conduit’ magazine
One of our historians, Dr Lesley Wray, is a regular contributor to ‘The Conduit’ on historical matters. These are listed below:
- The Road Through Milborne Port
- The Rotten Borough
- Donald Campbell and Milborne Port
- Slavery and Milborne Port
- Christmas Traditions
Click here for the material used in our Loyalty, Dignity and Hope presentation on the history of the campaign for women’s suffrage in our area.
There is a lot of interesting historical material in the Milborne Port Conservation Appraisal draft document from 2017. Click here to see this document.
Click here to see our new Welcome to Milborne Port flyer – very handy for newcomers, tourists, history buffs and even those people who have lived in the village for many years but not yet learnt about its historical delights!
You can use this online resource to see Milborne Port’s conservation area and the location of its listed buildings and other buildings of historical interest: